Definition: This entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Unemployment rate map
Eurozone unemployment rate stuck at 12 percent, inflation rate stable at 0.8 percent
FOX News - 2/28/2014 10:08:17 AM
BRUSSELS – Official data show the unemployment rate for the 18-country eurozone was unchanged in January at a near-record 12 percent and inflation was stable. The European Union's statistics agency said Friday that some 19.175 million were ...
Dire Unemployment Situation Worsening
The Epoch Times - 3/8/2014 11:56:19 PM
For months, the media has been all over the U.S. unemployment situation—keeping up the illusion that Americans are returning back to work. The media has cited official U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) numbers, reporting that unemployment ...
What is Ghana’s unemployment rate?
Spy Ghana - 3/6/2014 2:33:11 PM
Censuses all over the world, if not handled properly ... years away and we cannot wait till 2020 to conduct another census that captures the unemployment rate in the country in order to create jobs to cater for the unemployed. However, the Daily Graphic ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
The country’s government expects the unemployment rate to remain above 10 per cent in 2014 but the economy ... growing economies in the world, according to Wikipedia. Turkey’s unemployment rate, however, has remained around 10 per cent in recent ...
Unemployment rate in rich countries edges down
GlobalPost - 3/2/2014 11:56:16 PM
The unemployment rate across rich countries eased slightly to 8.0 percent in March ... July 2008 just before the financial crisis destabilised economies across the world. The data was published against a background of gloomy growth figures on Wednesday ...
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/2/2010 11:53:11 PM
The effect is multiplied when it compared with the jobless rates of other nations because there is no single standard for measuring unemployment around the world. Countries cite rates in markedly different ways. Some consider applicable job age ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
Summertime, and the livin’s … well, not easy for a growing number of European countries reeling from the lingering debt crisis. This summer, the eurozone had the unwelcome distinction of breaking a record for high unemployment. In June 2012 ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
theconversation.com - 7/8/2013 7:33:19 PM
“Australia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the developed world.” - Finance minister Penny Wong ... Sinodinos' source is the June edition of The Economist magazine, which lists 42 countries' unemployment rates. It includes a mix of developed ...
Unemployment in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
Compared with November 2011, unemployment has risen by 2.012m. Despite the latest release displaying the November 2012 seasonally adjusted rates for most EU countries, there are still some gaps. The latest recorded figures for Greece are from September 2012.
World unemployment rising; rates, responses vary
usatoday30.usatoday.com - 10/2/2009 11:32:18 AM
And European Union figures for the 16 countries using the euro show a rate of 9.6% for August. In the developing world, the downturn has also taken its toll. Unemployment in Brazil appears to be easing a bit, but Mexico in August posted its ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
FOXBusiness - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
Of course, any increase in unemployment gets translated into large increases in public expenditures, and puts upward pressure on debt.” Debt as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in the countries with the worst unemployment are among the highest ...
Unemployment rate dips in rich countries: OECD
Channel NewsAsia - 1/14/2014 12:27:33 PM
PARIS: The unemployment rate across rich countries dipped by one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.8 per cent in November last year, the OECD said on Tuesday. The improvement was due to drops in the unemployment rate in Israel, Korea, Mexico, and the United ...
Eurozone Unemployment Rates By Country
The Huffington Post - 7/1/2012 11:55:32 PM
Things apparently just keep getting worse for the eurozone. The average unemployment rate in nations that use the euro rose to 11.1 percent in May, the highest since the euro was launched in 1999. That's higher than the 10.6 percent average ...
Nations with the highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 11/25/2010 9:20:28 AM
Zimbabwe has the world's highest unemployment rate of 95 per cent as of 2009. As a result of poverty and unemployment, the country has become a hotbed of criminal activity. From being one of Africa's robust economies, it fell to be among the world's worst ...